jungle cock

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noun

the male of the jungle fowl.

Nearby words

  1. junggrammatiker,
  2. jungian,
  3. jungle,
  4. jungle books, the,
  5. jungle bunny,
  6. jungle fever,
  7. jungle fowl,
  8. jungle gym,
  9. jungle juice,
  10. jungle rot

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Examples from the Web for jungle cock

  • Deer, jungle-cock, wild hogs, and cattle are to be found in the plains and forests near the lake.

  • It had brown wings, a dark body, and a piece of jungle-cock feather, and it was fastened to a sea-trout casting-line.

    Angling Sketches|Andrew Lang
  • A faint flush showed in the east, and presently a jungle-cock greeted the dawn.

    The Taming of the Jungle|Dr. C. W. Doyle
  • Now and again the jungle-cock shouts his defiant reveille in a startling fashion, breaking the almost solemn silence.

    The Pearl of India|Maturin M. Ballou